Parallel Verses

Amplified

What is your beloved more than another beloved, O you fairest among women [taunted the ladies]? What is your beloved more than another beloved, that you should give us such a charge?

New American Standard Bible

"What kind of beloved is your beloved, O most beautiful among women? What kind of beloved is your beloved, That thus you adjure us?"

King James Version

What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women? what is thy beloved more than another beloved, that thou dost so charge us?

Holman Bible

Y What makes the one you love better than another,
most beautiful of women?
What makes him better than another,
that you would give us this charge?

International Standard Version

What is so special about your beloved, most beautiful of women? What is so special about your beloved, that you charge us like this?

American Standard Version

What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women? What is thy beloved more than another beloved, That thou dost so adjure us?

Bible in Basic English

What is your loved one more than another, O fairest among women? What is your loved one more than another, that you say this to us?

Darby Translation

What is thy beloved more than another beloved, Thou fairest among women? What is thy beloved more than another beloved, That thou dost so charge us?

Jubilee 2000 Bible

What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women? What is thy beloved more than another beloved that thou dost so charge us?

Julia Smith Translation

What is thy beloved above the beloved, O beautiful one among women? What thy beloved above the beloved, that thou didst thus adjure us?

King James 2000

What is your beloved more than another beloved, O you fairest among women? what is your beloved more than another beloved, that you so charge us?

Lexham Expanded Bible

{How is your beloved better than another lover}, O most beautiful among women? {How is your beloved better than another lover}, that you adjure us thus?

Modern King James verseion

What is your Beloved more than another beloved, most beautiful among women? What is your Beloved more than another beloved, that you adjure us so?

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Who is thy love above other lovers, O thou fairest among women? Or what can thy love do, more than other lovers, that thou chargest us so straightly?

NET Bible

The Maidens to The Beloved: Why is your beloved better than others, O most beautiful of women? Why is your beloved better than others, that you would command us in this manner?

New Heart English Bible

How is your beloved better than another beloved, you fairest among women? How is your beloved better than another beloved, that you do so adjure us?

The Emphasized Bible

DAUGHTERS OF JERUSALEMWhat is thy beloved more than any other beloved, thou most beautiful among women? What is thy beloved more than any other beloved, that, thus, thou hast adjured us?

Webster

What is thy beloved more than another beloved, O thou fairest among women? what is thy beloved more than another beloved, that thou dost so charge us?

World English Bible

How is your beloved better than another beloved, you fairest among women? How is your beloved better than another beloved, that you do so adjure us? Beloved

Youngs Literal Translation

What is thy beloved above any beloved, O fair among women? What is thy beloved above any beloved, That thus thou hast adjured us?

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61
Usage: 61

O thou fairest
יפה 
Yapheh 
Usage: 41

נשׁים אשּׁה 
'ishshah 
Usage: 780

דּד דּוד 
Dowd 
Usage: 61

that thou
כּכה 
Kakah 
thus, so, after, this, even so, in such a case
Usage: 37

שׁבע 
 
Usage: 186

References

Verse Info

Context Readings

Maiden's Praise Of Her Beloved

8 I charge you, O daughters of Jerusalem, if you find my beloved, that you tell him that I am sick from love [simply sick to be with him]. 9 What is your beloved more than another beloved, O you fairest among women [taunted the ladies]? What is your beloved more than another beloved, that you should give us such a charge? 10 [She said] My beloved is fair and ruddy, the chief among ten thousand!



Cross References

Song of Songs 1:8

If you do not know [where your lover is], O you fairest among women, run along, follow the tracks of the flock, and [amuse yourself by] pasturing your kids beside the shepherds' tents.

Song of Songs 6:1

Where has your beloved gone, O you fairest among women? [Again the ladies showed their interest in the remarkable person whom the Shulammite had championed with such unstinted praise; they too wanted to know him, they insisted.] Where is your beloved hiding himself? For we would seek him with you.

Psalm 45:13

The King's daughter in the inner part [of the palace] is all glorious; her clothing is inwrought with gold.

Psalm 87:3

Glorious things are spoken of you, O city of God. Selah [pause, and calmly realize what that means]!

Song of Songs 6:9-10

But my dove, my undefiled and perfect one, stands alone [above them all]; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her who bore her. The daughters saw her and called her blessed and happy, yes, the queens and the concubines, and they praised her.

Isaiah 53:2

For [the Servant of God] grew up before Him like a tender plant, and like a root out of dry ground; He has no form or comeliness [royal, kingly pomp], that we should look at Him, and no beauty that we should desire Him.

Matthew 16:13-17

Now when Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippi, He asked His disciples, Who do people say that the Son of Man is?

Matthew 21:10

And when He entered Jerusalem, all the city became agitated and [trembling with excitement] said, Who is This?

John 1:14

And the Word (Christ) became flesh (human, incarnate) and tabernacled (fixed His tent of flesh, lived awhile) among us; and we [actually] saw His glory (His honor, His majesty), such glory as an only begotten son receives from his father, full of grace (favor, loving-kindness) and truth.

2 Corinthians 4:3-6

But even if our Gospel (the glad tidings) also be hidden (obscured and covered up with a veil that hinders the knowledge of God), it is hidden [only] to those who are perishing and obscured [only] to those who are spiritually dying and veiled [only] to those who are lost.

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